La Kiva takes the idea of being an underground hot spot literally. La Kiva is modeled on the Pueblo Indians’ subterranean structures of the same name. Yet this unusual establishment isn’t a ceremonial site, instead it’s the “#1 most bizarre bar you must visit before you die” in the words of GQ. It is a hangout spot mostly for locals, with an interesting mix of people passing through: truck drivers, visitors to Big Bend National Park, and other curious passersby. With draft beer, wine, thick Texas ribs, and eclectic, creative decor and art, La Kiva is worth the trip.